Weddings are incomplete without its beautiful and lavish display of lip-smacking and mouth-watering dishes. The wedding catering services in Delhi are leaving no stone unturned in providing the best wedding menu for the clients.
Choosing a menu for a wedding is equally tough as deciding your wedding attire or decoration. Catering service is one of the most important aspects when it comes to weddings. You very well know that everyone is going to talk about the food and the catering services. After all, you do want everyone to remember your wedding.
Wedding menus nowadays include a lot of fusion and international food from around the globe. The wedding caterers in Gurgaon & Delhi are setting the bar high when it comes to infusing food from different cultures. Similarly, we saw a shift towards regional delicacies being included into the food menu. After all, people do want to taste the local and regional food along with the international ones.
Everyone talks about international cuisines and we already have learnt a lot about those exotic dishes. But let us talk about regional foods, especially Gujarati cuisines. In a Gujarati wedding menu, we all love to try the khaman and dal but there are some hidden gujarati dishes which are supremely delicious and many are unaware about it.
A Gujarati wedding celebration is definitely one among the most traditional and most colourful weddings with innumerable attractions associated with it. Just like the Gujarati culture, Gujarati food is also quite colorful and versatile. We love all those blends of exotic spices and veggies, it makes it so flavourful and aromatic.
So, let us take you through the top 10 gujarati food menu that is a must have at every Gujju wedding!
Lilva Kachori is the famous food of Gujarat. It is served as a starter and is absolutely delicious. It is a winter delicacy made with fresh tuvar (pigeon peas). These fresh tuvar beans are called “lilva'' in Gujarati language and hence the name lilva kachori. There are many variations in making the stuffing. Whatever the variations, the kachori is to be crispy and the stuffing is soft, lightly spicy, sweet and tangy.
Patra is a Gujarati farsan or snack which is made from fresh arbi ke patta or colocasia leaves. The patra is one of the most famous Gujarati dishes. It is spicy, sweet, and tangy. In Gujarat, it is called Patra whereas in Maharashtra it is referred to as Alu or Aloo Vadi Leaves.
Also read: Top 10 Maharashtrian Dishes For Wedding
Undoubtedly the famous food of Gujarat is Dhokla! Everyone is aware of it and loves to eat it. But, The wedding caterers in Delhi are presenting it in a unique way. The Dhoklas are not served alone, they are soaked in a sweet and spicy gravy/sauce called rasa. This is an interesting twist to the regular dhoklas and seems more delicious.
You must have tried the north indian mixed veg sabji. Well, Undhiyu is a Gujarati twist to it. The name of this dish comes from the Gujarati word "undhu", which translates to upside down, since the dish is traditionally cooked upside down underground in earthen pots. The modern version is a one pot vegetable casserole dish made of purple yam (kand), regular yam, sweet potatoes, baby potatoes, small brinjals, raw or ripe bananas, ivy gourds and Indian flat beans or surti papdi.
Sev tameta also known as Sev tamata nu shaak is a spicy, tangy and sweet tomato curry topped with sev (crisp fried gram flour vermicelli). It is a very popular Gujarati dish and is served with paratha or thepla. This Gujarati food has some unique flavour and the taste is to die for.
Gujarat famous food - The Gujarati Kadhi is not your typical kadhi or Punjabi kadhi. The Gujarati version of kadhi is somewhat different. It is a traditional preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thickened with besan (gram flour). The quantity of gram flour used in Gujarati Kadhi is way less than any normal kadhi. The consistency of this dish is also very thin, similar to a soup. You can serve it with steamed rice, khichdi or vegetable pulao and we are sure it is going to tantalize your taste buds.
Chana batata is a popular desi style dish made with chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and potato. Chana means chickpeas and batata means potato, thus the name chana batata. It is a gravy made with boiled potatoes and chickpeas and some homemade spices served with onions on top. It kinda hangs in between being street-side-chatpata food to a proper side dish or a main course.
Dal dhokli is a popular Gujarati dish out of all the gujarati cuisines. It is traditionally made by boiling/ simmering whole wheat flour pieces or dumplings in a pigeon pea stew mixed with some Indian spices. It is also called varan phal, or chakolya. It is one of the most favourite and popular dish and worth adding it to your wedding menu.
You must be wondering what biranj is. Biranj comes from a Persian vocabulary where it means rice. Biranj is made with good quality long grained rice or basmati rice, chana dal and loads of dry fruits. It falls under the category of sweet pulao but with chana dal.
Basundi is a traditional Gujarati dessert made using milk, cardamom, and sugar. It is a rich, delicious and flavorful Indian sweet made by thickening full fat milk by boiling milk on low heat until the milk is reduced by half. It is also a very popular dessert in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Wow! These traditional delicacies can add a cultural twist to the menu and can satisfy the taste buds of any true Gujarati. Don’t forget to tell us your favourite comfort food from the Gujarati menu for a wedding in the comments below.